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The Resource The actor's guide to creating a character : William Esper teaches the Meisner technique, William Esper and Damon Dimarco

The actor's guide to creating a character : William Esper teaches the Meisner technique, William Esper and Damon Dimarco

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The actor's guide to creating a character : William Esper teaches the Meisner technique
Title
The actor's guide to creating a character
Title remainder
William Esper teaches the Meisner technique
Statement of responsibility
William Esper and Damon Dimarco
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Language
eng
Summary
"Celebrated acting teacher Bill Esper's step-by-step approach to the central problem in acting -- learning to play a character -- as taught in the second year of his acting class"--
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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The actor's guide to creating a character : William Esper teaches the Meisner technique, William Esper and Damon Dimarco
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Contents
Introduction by Patricia Heaton -- Prologue -- Bill's class for the second year -- Chapter one: welcome back -- and back to work -- Chapter two: gimps, limps, and lisps: physical impediments -- Chapter three: how being in intense pain can actually help your work -- Chapter four: how to explore drugs and alcohol without rehab, prison, or death -- Chapter five: imitation and point of view -- Chapter six: come, sit at the table! The essence of the character -- Chapter seven: still at the table: actions and super objectives -- Chapter eight: beats, homework, inner emotional lines, and particularizations -- Chapter nine: nursery rhymes -- Chapter ten: spoon rivers -- Chapter eleven: periods and styles -- Chapter twelve: periods and styles in practice -- Chapter thirteen: acting in film and TV -- Chapter fourteen: commencement: the serious actor business -- Afterword by David Mamet
Control code
ocn855581197
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xix, 282 pages
Isbn
9780345805683
Lccn
2013042480
Label
The actor's guide to creating a character : William Esper teaches the Meisner technique, William Esper and Damon Dimarco
Publication
Contents
Introduction by Patricia Heaton -- Prologue -- Bill's class for the second year -- Chapter one: welcome back -- and back to work -- Chapter two: gimps, limps, and lisps: physical impediments -- Chapter three: how being in intense pain can actually help your work -- Chapter four: how to explore drugs and alcohol without rehab, prison, or death -- Chapter five: imitation and point of view -- Chapter six: come, sit at the table! The essence of the character -- Chapter seven: still at the table: actions and super objectives -- Chapter eight: beats, homework, inner emotional lines, and particularizations -- Chapter nine: nursery rhymes -- Chapter ten: spoon rivers -- Chapter eleven: periods and styles -- Chapter twelve: periods and styles in practice -- Chapter thirteen: acting in film and TV -- Chapter fourteen: commencement: the serious actor business -- Afterword by David Mamet
Control code
ocn855581197
Dimensions
21 cm
Extent
xix, 282 pages
Isbn
9780345805683
Lccn
2013042480

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